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Sports Are Education

Chris Waddell | Posted 03.12.2014 | Good News
Chris Waddell

It's taken me a long time to figure out that simple is the goal. Maybe now that I know it, I can win at the start by knowing where I want to go.

The Pressure to Attend Every Game

Nina Badzin | Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents
Nina Badzin

I feel a sense of dread and panic if I cannot attend Sam's soccer and baseball games. Okay, exaggeration. I'm fine if I'm not the one there, but it's not an overstatement to say that I arrange the entire week around making sure that someone is there.

It's OK To Let Your Kids Be Bored

The Huffington Post | Susan Stiffelman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Parents

Dear Susan, I have my children loaded with after-school and weekend activities, but when it's vacation time, they follow me around all day wanting ...

Worried About College Decisions? Take a Lesson From Sara

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 05.27.2012 | Detroit
Patrick O'Connor

Sara is a senior, waiting to hear this week from her colleges -- but the question you should be asking yourself is not "Where will she get in?"

Budget Cuts May Spell No More High School Football

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

High school football is undeniably a focal point in many American communities. Friday nights find students, parents, teachers, alumni and other locals...